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Descendants of ERASTUS J. Welker

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. ERASTUS J.1 WELKER was born September 03, 1825 in Walnut, Ohio, and died September 14, 1891 in Kinderhook, Michigan. He married (1) ANN CLAY May 11, 1848 in Seneca County, Ohio. He married (2) ARVILLA GAGER October 13, 1861 in Quincy, Michigan.

Notes for ERASTUS J. WELKER:

He lived for 66 years, 11 days

- married Ann Clay, May 18, 1848 in Seneca County, Ohio - Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Film # 0388635

Notes for ARVILLA GAGER:

She lived for 64 years, 3 months, 21 days

 

Children of ERASTUS WELKER and ANN CLAY are:

2. i. ALICE2 WELKER, b. June 05, 1856, Weavers Corner, Ohio; d. September 19, 1941, Coldwater, Michigan.

ii. ANN WELKER, b. April 21, 1858, Flat Rock, Ohio; d. April 03, 1940, Kinderhook, Michigan.

iii. FRANCES WELKER, b. December 29, 1851.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. ALICE2 WELKER (ERASTUS J.1) was born June 05, 1856 in Weavers Corner, Ohio, and died September 19, 1941 in Coldwater, Michigan. She married GEORGE N. JONES December 06, 1876 in Kinderhook, Michigan, son of NOAH JONES and SARAH FLINT.

 

Child of ALICE WELKER and GEORGE JONES is:

3. i. NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, b. October 30, 1879, Fremont, Indiana; d. January 20, 1922, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES (ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1) was born October 30, 1879 in Fremont, Indiana, and died January 20, 1922 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She married HARRY MILTON LAFLER December 06, 1904 in Kinderhook, Michigan, son of MILTON LAFLER and HELEN PARKER.

Notes for NELLIE ETHELYN JONES:

Nellie was considered a very bright young lady. She was in the top ten of her class academically, Vice President of her class and class Prophet. Following graduation, she became Branch County Deputy Register of Deeds for three years. It was during this time she met Harry Lafler and they were married in 1904. They moved to Chicago where Harry was a Conductor for the Chicago City Railroad Company. !n 1906, when Nellie was pregnant, they purchased a farm and moved back to Kinderhook, Michigan. They lived in Kinderhook until Nellie became very ill when they moved to Coldwater to be near medical care. Her situation became worse and she was transferred to the University of Michigan Hospital were she was diagnosed with pernicious anemia and at the age of 42 years, 2 months & 21 days she passed away in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Children of NELLIE JONES and HARRY LAFLER are:

4. i. ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER, b. February 04, 1906, Kinderhook, Michigan; d. November 01, 1997, Coldwater, Michigan.

ii. ETHELYN HARRIETT LAFLER

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER (NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1) was born February 04, 1906 in Kinderhook, Michigan, and died November 01, 1997 in Coldwater, Michigan. She married LLOYD GRAVES HILL June 17, 1928 in Kinderhook, Michigan, son of ARDEN HILL and MAUDE GRAVES.

Helen lived to the ripe old age of 91 years, 8 months and 27 days. She passed away November 1, 1997 of congenital heart disease.

Although Lloyd lived to age 84, he suffered for 7 long years with Alzheimer's and spent the final 2 years of his life in a nursing home when his wife could no longer care for him.

 

Children of ALICE LAFLER and LLOYD HILL are:

5. i. RICHARD LEE5 HILL

ii. PATRICIA JOANN HILL, b. February 18, 1943, Coldwater, Michigan; d. August 02, 1987, Coldwater, Michigan.

4. ETHELYN HARRIETT4 LAFLER (NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1)  married RONALD NELSON MCARTHUR, son of NELSON MCARTHUR and MARGARET ROBERTS.

In 1999, Ron turned 90 and lived until just past his 91st birthday.  He took suddenly ill and died March 26, 2000 of kidney failure.

Child of ETHELYN LAFLER and RONALD MCARTHUR is:

5. i. JOANN MARIE5 MCARTHUR

 

Generation No. 5

 

5. RICHARD LEE5 HILL (ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER, NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1)  married (1) MARY ELIZABETH WAY. He married (2) MONICA LOUISE HELLNER 

 

Children of RICHARD HILL and MARY WAY are:

i. DAVID STEPHEN HILL, Adopted son of Richard. David & Bryce May were partners for well over 20 years.  Bryce passed away on August 12, 2006.

6. ii. MARTHA LOUISE6  HILL

 iii. REBECCA SUSAN HILL

iv. SARAH ANNE HILL

 

5. JOANN MARIE5 MCARTHUR (ETHELYN HARRIETT4 LAFLER, NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1) married JOHN THOMAS JIM 

 

Children of JOANN MCARTHUR and JOHN JIM are:

6.i. KAREN LEE6 JIM

ii. JOHN DAVID JIMm. JANA K. LAUDEMAN, 

iii. JEFFREY SCOTT JIM

 

Generation No. 6

 

6. MARTHA LOUISE6 HILL (RICHARD LEE5, ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER, NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1) married JEFFREY HURLEY

 

Children of MARTHA HILL and JEFFREY HURLEY are:

7.i. MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER7 HURLEY

ii. ERIC ANTHONY HURLEY

6. REBECCA SUSAN6 HILL (RICHARD LEE5, ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER, NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1)  married MICHAEL REED 

 

Children of REBECCA HILL and MICHAEL REED are:

7i. ADAM MICHAEL7 REED

ii. JUSTIN LUCAS REED

 

6. SARAH ANNE6 HILL (RICHARD LEE5, ALICE HELEN4 LAFLER, NELLIE ETHELYN3 JONES, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1)  married JAMES SETA 

 

Child of SARAH HILL and JAMES SETA is:

7.i. OLIVIA CHRISTINE7 SETA

ii.  JAMES VINCENT SETA

 

6. JOHN DAVID6 JIM (JOANN MARIE MCARTHUR5, ETHELYN HARRIETT4 LAFLER, ALICE2 WELKER, ERASTUS J.1) married JANA K. LAUDEMAN in Hagerstown, Maryland. 

Child of JOHN JIM and JANA LAUDEMAN is:

                                     7. i.  KARI LAURAN JIM